Festivals and Events

Home & Garden Show holds promise of spring

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 OGDEN — The harsh winter weather has been hard on homes and gardens, but there will be plenty of ideas for bringing them back to life at the Standard-Examiner’s Spring Home & Garden Show.The Home... more

Ancient Chinese dance features lion head

Sunday, February 24, 2013 OGDEN — A traditional lion head dance will be presented at the Weber County Library on Monday, Feb. 25.Sil Lum Kung Fu Kwoon, of Salt Lake City, will perform the ancient Chinese dance that features... more

Ogden Nature center hosts Ogden Seed Exchange

Friday, February 22, 2013 OGDEN — Spring is just around the corner, so the time to get ready for planting is now.The 2013 Ogden Seed Exchange is Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St. The event starts... more

Guided tours offered at Fielding Garr Ranch this weekend

Thursday, February 21, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Enjoy a snowy Saturday with two upcoming activities at Antelope Island State Park.“Wildlife Mysteries,” another in the series of “ROCKIN’ ” Antelope Island events, begins at 11 a.m... more

Put on your red dress, baby

Becky Wright Thursday, February 21, 2013 Teara Galbraith found the perfect dress over the holidays.“It was red, and I put it on and I felt like this fabulous new girl,” she said. Galbraith was so excited that she decided to show it to her... more

Stokes counting on snow for Saturday science program

Thursday, February 21, 2013 LOGAN — Get a good look at snowflakes during “Snow Science for Kids” on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. U.S. 89.The wonders of snow are the highlight of the program, which... more

Banquet highlights WSU Storytelling Festival

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 OGDEN — Why settle for dinner and a movie, when you can have dinner and live storytelling?Weber State University’s annual Storytelling Festival Banquet starts at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, at the Timbermine... more

Parrots all aflutter at Weber County Library

Sunday, February 17, 2013 NORTH OGDEN — Parrots will wing their way into the North branch of the Weber County Library on Monday, Feb. 18, for a live bird show.Squawks and Company, a Springville educational organization, will... more

Participants invited to help count birds at Antelope Island

Saturday, February 16, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Help take the bird census during the Antelope Island Backyard Bird Count on Sunday, Feb. 17.Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the state park’s visitor center for a guided bird... more

Museum probes impact of ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Star Trek’

Friday, February 15, 2013 LOGAN — Have Scotty beam you up to Logan, or get there in a more old-fashioned way, for a day dedicated to the anthropology of “Star Trek” and “Star Wars.”Utah State University’s Museum of... more